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Heaven on earth for orchid lovers
Champion Cymbidium 'Midnight', Cattleys Alliance Novice second place winner and a purple variety.
Delicate scents reach out to be inhaled in the Toowoomba Orchid Show's annual taste of paradise.
Bred by passionate orchid lovers there was a wide variety of orchids and all were either stunners or impressive due to their intricate patterns.
The Grand Champion winner was 'Wils Kendrick Williams' bred by D & C Woolf. Other winners included Champion Cymbidium 'Midnight'; first place winner Phaphiopedilum - Multifloral 'Paph Transdoll' by M & K Ferguson; first place winner Sarcochilus Hybrid - Predomina 'Sarc. Heidi' by S & S Pope; and many more. Judging standards comply with the Australian Orchid Council Inc.
Grand Champion Wils Kendrick Williams, bred by D & C Woolf.
First place winner Phaphiopedilum - Multifloral 'Paph Transdoll' by M & K Ferguson. First place winner Sarcochilus Hybrid - Predomina 'Sarc. Heidi' by S & S Pope
Presented by the Toowoomba Orchid Society established in 1955, this exhibition took around thirty minutes to appreciate. Members are growers from Toowoomba and surrounds, both novice and experienced breeders. There are four shows throughout each year, one per season. Workshops are also available plus social events. Growing sheets are available online.
The display's wondrous floral beauties were presented by Toowoomba Orchid Society.